Two years after Philippines' p

Two years after Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte announced a divorce with old ally the United States in return for bumper business ties with China, he doesn

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Posted On: 19 Nov 2018

Chinese city urges those 'pois

A city in China’s far-western Xinjiang region has ordered people who are “poisoned by extremism, terrorism and separatism”, in contact with ov

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Posted On: 19 Nov 2018

Hong Kong 'Occupy' protest lea

Three leaders of Hong Kong’s 2014 pro-democracy “Occupy” movement, which paralyzed parts of the Chinese-ruled city for nearly three months, de

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Posted On: 19 Nov 2018

Asia Pacific leaders fail to r

A Chinese official said on Sunday that Asia-Pacific leaders could not issue the traditional communique at the end of the regional APEC forum, held in Papua New

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Posted On: 18 Nov 2018

China reports new swine fever

China has confirmed a new outbreak of African swine fever in the eastern province of Anhui.   China, home to the world’s largest hog herd, has repo

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Posted On: 11 Nov 2018

Facebook refuses Singapore req

Facebook has rejected a Singapore government request to remove a post of an online article that the government said was “false and malicious”, promp

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Posted On: 10 Nov 2018

Former first lady hiding as Co

The Philippines’ anti-corruption court on Friday ordered the arrest of former first lady Imelda Marcos after finding her guilty on seven counts of graft d

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Posted On: 09 Nov 2018

South Korea President sacks f

President of South Korea, Moon Jae-in has sacked his Finance Minister Kim Dong-yeon and Presidential Chief of Staff for Policy Jang Ha-sung, as the country stru

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Posted On: 09 Nov 2018

Japan aims to open door wider

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s cabinet approved draft legislation on Friday to open the door to more overseas blue-collar workers in sectors grappling with l

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Posted On: 02 Nov 2018

Japanese maker of train in dea

The Japanese manufacturer of a train that derailed in Taiwan killing 18 people said it had discovered a design flaw that failed to alert the central control sys

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Posted On: 02 Nov 2018

China stocks stumble despite c

Shares in Asia staggered on Monday as China’s markets stumbled despite its central bank moving to pump more liquidity into the broader economy, as worries

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Posted On: 08 Oct 2018

Wife of former Malaysian PM Na

Malaysia’s anti-graft agency arrested former first lady Rosmah Mansor on Wednesday and she will be charged with money laundering, her lawyer told Reuters.

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Posted On: 03 Oct 2018

South Korea begins removing mi

Seoul says South Korea has begun clearing mines from two sites inside the heavily fortified border with North Korea under a package of tension-reduction deal be

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Posted On: 01 Oct 2018

Indonesian Earthquake: 18 ft T

At least 384 people were killed when a major earthquake and tsunami hit the Indonesian island of Sulawesi, authorities said on Saturday.   Hundreds had g

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Posted On: 30 Sep 2018

Indonesia blasphemy woman endu

A rights group says the Indonesian woman imprisoned for blasphemy after complaining about noise from a mosque is sharing a cramped cell with 16 other women and

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Posted On: 27 Sep 2018

U.S. accuses Myanmar military

A U.S. government investigation has found that Myanmar’s military waged a “well-planned and coordinated” campaign of mass killings, gang rapes

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Posted On: 26 Sep 2018

Indonesian teen survives 49 da

An Indonesian teenager is telling an extraordinary story of how he survived seven weeks adrift at sea. Aldi Novel Adilang, 19, worked alone on a wooden fishing

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Posted On: 25 Sep 2018

Fear and fanfare as Hong Kong

A new high-speed rail link between Hong Kong and mainland China launched Sunday, a multi-billion-dollar project that critics say gives away part of the city's t

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Posted On: 23 Sep 2018

Former Malaysian PM charged wi

Malaysian prosecutors charged former Prime Minister Najib Razak with 21 counts of money laundering and four counts of abuse of power on Thursday over hundreds o

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Posted On: 20 Sep 2018

North Korea's Kim says summit

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said on Tuesday his “historic” summit with U.S. President Donald Trump in Singapore stabilized regional security, an

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Posted On: 19 Sep 2018

Myanmar blogger battles bias w

Muslims in Buddhist-majority Myanmar usually keep a low profile for fear of intimidation, but Win Lae Phyu Sin, one of the community's rare bloggers on beauty c

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Posted On: 14 Aug 2018

Crazy Rich Asians Is More Than

After a day at the TIME office in Hong Kong, a colleague and I recently saw the Pixar short Bao, an eight-minute long film that aired before Incredibles 2. Dire

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Posted On: 14 Aug 2018

North, South Koreans agree to

North and South Korea agreed Monday to hold a summit between the leaders of their two countries in Pyongyang in September for only the third time in history. &

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Posted On: 13 Aug 2018

DPRK leader inspects fishing,

Kim Jong Un, leader of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), recently inspected fishing and livestock farms in the DPRK's northwestern region, the K

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Posted On: 13 Aug 2018

China says business ties with

China’s business and energy ties with Iran do not harm the interests of any other country, the country’s Foreign Ministry said, after U.S. President

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Posted On: 11 Aug 2018

North and South Korea to Discu

Senior officials from North and South Korea will meet next week to discuss the possibility of a third summit meeting between their countries’ leaders, the

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Posted On: 10 Aug 2018